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Tuesday, 29 September 2009

40 Maggot's Found Up Woman's Nose

When 70-year-old Laxmibai (name changed) first got a nose bleed, no one really paid much attention to it. Only when the bleeding continued
for five days and two hospitals couldn't find the cause for it that her family took her to civic-run Sion Hospital. The doctors there came up with the right diagnosis: she had maggots in her nose.

The doctors could not fathom how Laxmibai could have got the maggots in her nose. The woman, a Bhiwandi resident, had an explanation though: a housefly had entered her nose on Monday, a day before she started bleeding. She was taken to two other hospitals where she was given tablets and nose drops but none of the doctors could diagnose that the housefly's larvae were at the root of all trouble.

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